The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba says seven in 10 people with a mental illness do not receive treatment, but Sheldon Kennedy is trying to change that.
The former NHLer sat down with me earlier today to have this conversation, because he’ll be at the National Conference on Mental Health this afternoon.
Sheldon sought counselling at seven high-end treatment centres. He wanted to die. But, in his struggle, Sheldon found hope and safety for others with the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre. Find out why his Centre is like the “Mayo Clinic” for children’s mental health in the link above – and what happened behind-the-scenes on Oprah, when Sheldon was her on show.